If you know of a forthcoming visit to hospital involving serious illness or an operation and you wish to receive the Sacrament of Anointing, please speak to the parish priest and arrange to be anointed before admission.  Once in hospital, if you wish the Sacraments [Holy Communion, Confession, Anointing] please ensure that you make your wishes known to the hospital chaplaincy through the charge nurse on the ward.  Please do not leave your request to the last minute as you may not be guaranteed an immediate response.